Bayern Munich want Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp to be their next manager with the German giants believing he is the ideal successor to current coach Carlo Ancelotti.
Tottenham are poised to smash their wage ceiling to give their striker Harry Kane a new deal.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has targeted Atlanta's Franck Kessie to replace frozen-out midfielder Yaya Toure.
Mark Hughes is coming under increasing pressure at Stoke with Steve Bruce being lined up as the replacement.
West Ham will offer Cesc Fabregas an escape route from Chelsea if the Spanish midfielder cannot break back into Antonio Conte's first-team on a regular basis.
Ryan Giggs and Chris Coleman top a five-man shortlist drawn up by Swansea City chiefs as they prepare to fire Francesco Guidolin.
Pep Guardiola could find himself in court over his treatment of Yaya Toure as the midfielder's outspoken adviser, Dimitri Seluk, claims Manchester City are in breach of contract.
Champions Leicester will ask for Manchester United's Morgan Schneiderlin as part of any move by Jose Mourinho for £20m-rated Danny Drinkwater.
Yaya Toure fears his outspoken agent has sabotaged his hopes of staying in the Premier League - but won't sack him.
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte will have to cast his eyes away from Italy for defensive cover in the New Year - after Lazio slapped a £50m price-tag on Stefan de Vrij.
Roberto Di Matteo is already battling to save his job as Aston Villa manager. The former Italy star was under the cosh even before Saturday's 1-1 draw at home to Newcastle, which leaves Villa with just one league win this season.
Jose Mourinho has warned Wayne Rooney he has a battle to get back in the starting XI after wielding the axe.
Steve Bruce is ready to step in at Aston Villa if Roberto Di Matteo fails to get his expensive side going - despite once managing arch-rivals Birmingham.
Mario Balotelli is set to earn a sensational Italy recall after a fine start to the season for Nice.
Yaya Toure's controversial agent has pleaded with Manchester City officials to reprimand Pep Guardiola.
Captain Mark Noble has called for calm from West Ham fans as the club look for things to improve on and off the pitch.
Pep Guardiola and Antonio Conte will battle it out for the signature of Juventus' £50m defender Leonardo Bonucci in January.
Cristiano Ronaldo was left fuming after being substituted due to a tactical switch for the first time in his seven-year career with Real Madrid.
Jurgen Klopp has promised to deal with an outburst on social media from Mamadou Sakho that has cast fresh doubt on the defender's future at Liverpool.